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chlorella

[kluh-rel-uh] /kləˈrɛl ə/
noun
1.
any freshwater, unicellular green alga of the genus Chlorella.
Origin
1890
1890; < Neo-Latin; see chlor-1, -ella
Related forms
chlorellaceous
[klawr-uh-ley-shuh s, klohr-] /ˌklɔr əˈleɪ ʃəs, ˌkloʊr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples for chlorella
  • chlorella is supposed to be a natural chelator that can even be used for small children.
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chlorella

/klɔːˈrɛlə; klə-/
noun
1.
any microscopic unicellular green alga of the genus Chlorella: some species are used in the preparation of human food
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from chloro- + Latin -ella, diminutive suffix
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